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Jovan Arriaga: Inside The Life of Suzette Quintanilla’s Son

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Jovan Arriaga is the celebrity son of actress and drummer Suzette Quintanilla and Bill Arriaga. Jovan is also the nephew of the Tejano singer, Selena Quintanilla. Born on March 5, 1998, Jovan is 23-year-old as of 2021. His astrological sign is Pieces. He has been gaining fame because of his celebrity mother, Suzette Quintanilla. Jovan’s parents-Suzette Quintanilla and Bill Arriaga- tied the knot in 1993.

The only son of actress Suzette Quintanilla, Jovan Arriaga is an aspiring singer/songwriter. He is quite famous among teenagers at the moment. Despite not getting to meet his famous aunt Selena Quintanilla, Jovan shares her love for music. Moreover, Jovan has an amazing voice and talent for music.

In this article, we will explore the life of singer and star kid, Jovan Arriaga. We will cover the bases of Jovan’s personal life, family connections, relationship status, and many more.

More in the life of Jovan Arriaga

Initially, Jovan Arriaga gained fame as a star kid. Jovan’s mother has set a high standard working as the drummer in the hit Tejano band, Selena y Los Dinos. However, Jovan has been trying to build his own career as a singer. People claim his voice is as good as his aunt, Selena Quintanilla. Some believe Arriage shares a similar facial resemblance to his renowned aunt, Selena.

Growing up in a loving household, he was a respectful child in his adolescent days.

Talking about Jovan’s school life, he was a baseball player in his school days. Likewise, Jovan Arriaga even performed scholastically well in his school. Additionally, he proceeded to graduate high school with distinction and an honors degree.

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Jovan Arriaga, Jennifer Lopez, Bill Arriaga, Suzette Quintanilla Arriaga.

Jovan is of mixed race. He was born in the United States of America and is of Mexican descent. Jovan is a dedicated child who shares a loving relationship with his mother. Back in 2014, Suzette wrote some delightful words for her son on Facebook.

Suzette posted:

” My king who I would move mountains for…Who carried my sister’s smile and whom has the best hugs!!!! Just love him soooo.”

Though still young, Jovan has started to make a name for himself. He was profiled in El Salvador magazine in November 2017. Arriaga is gaining daily popularity on social sites as well. However, he keeps a low tab on his social media accounts. His Instagram has been kept private. Despite that, he has over 80,00 followers on his Instagram.

Jovan Arriaga’s parents

As mentioned, Jovan Arriaga originally gained fame as a star kid. Jovan has a pretty popular mother, Suzette Quintanilla Arriaga. Suzette is the sister of the late singer Selena Quintanilla.

However, Suzette herself is pretty popular herself. She was the drummer for the Tejano band, Selena y Los Dinos. Suzette has worked as an actress as well. Moreover, Quintanilla-Arriaga is the CEO and President of Q Productions. At Q Productions, she oversees the Quintanilla family’s record company.

Suzette has kept her sister Selena’s legacy going on as well. She works in the management of the Selena Museum in their native hometown, Corpus Christi, Texas. Additionally, Suzette operates in the coordination of licensing for ventures like the best-selling Selena MAC Cosmetics collection.

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Suzette Quintanilla, Jovan Arriaga and Bill Arriaga

Despite all the glamourous title, Suzette Quintanilla married a not-so-famous, Bill Arriaga. Besides, Bill himself keeps a lowkey tab in his life. He has not made any social media presence.

Regardless of their secrecy, the Arriaga couple publicly celebrated their 25th marriage anniversary in 2019. The pair initially tied the knot in 1993. They waited around 5 years before having their son Jovan Arriaga.

Suzette also serves as the executive producer for the show Selena: The Series. The show is a Netflix Original that features the lives of the Quintanilla family. Furthermore, we get to see into the lives of the couple along with their son, Jovan.

Jovan Arriaga’s famous Quintanilla relatives

Jovan Arriaga is not just a celebrity kid. He has a wide range of famous relatives on his maternal side. Arriaga is the nephew of American records producer A.B. Quintanilla. He shares famous cousins on his maternal uncle’s side as well. Jovan is the cousin to Savani Quintanilla, Svani Quintanilla, and their six other siblings. Arriaga is also the grandson of the legendary singer-songwriter Abraham Quintanilla. 

As we established, Jovan Arriaga is the nephew of the late singer Selena Quintanilla. Selena is regarded as the Queen of Tejano music. She is one of the most celebrated and influential Hispanic musicians of all time.  Jovan’s mother and aunt were the lead members of the band, Selena y Los Dinos. Three years before Jovan was born, Selena was brutally murdered in 1995. So he never got to meet his extraordinary aunt, Selena.

Moreover, Jovan himself has become an uncle. His cousin Svani Quintanilla has a baby daughter named Yvie Quintanilla. We are hopeful to see the uncle-niece interaction shortly.

Jovan Arriaga’s Relationship status

Currently, Jovan Arriaga is in a relationship with Mallory Smith. The 22-year-old star kid has shared an intimate relationship with Mallory. According to Wiki, Arriaga and Smith confirmed their relationship in an Instagram post. Unlike Jovan, Mallory has a public account on Instagram under the name malloboo. 

According to the pair’s common bio, it is revealed that they are from the same hometown. They have a similar Instagram bio that mentions their native home Corpus Christi, Texas. Mallory Smith currently works as a second-grade teacher. We hope they have a long-lasting relationship.